Category Archives: Traditions


Johnson & Johnson Cats!

Margaret on May 12th, 2016 at 5:19PM

Johnson & Johnson has been a pioneer in so many ways throughout its 130 year history – the first mass produced sterile surgical dressings and sutures, the first commercial first aid kits, BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages, lifesaving medicines, and so … Continue reading


Do You Have a Piece of Johnson & Johnson History?

Margaret on May 18th, 2014 at 9:35PM

  Alert blog readers may remember that we put out a call for historical Johnson & Johnson artifacts on April 23rd.  Why are we looking for historical artifacts?  We’re restoring and revitalizing our Museum, and are hoping to fill in … Continue reading


The Writing of Our Credo

Margaret on December 18th, 2013 at 5:03PM

This year marks a very significant anniversary at Johnson & Johnson:  the 70th anniversary of Our Credo, the business philosophy that guides Johnson & Johnson.  Written in 1943 by General Robert Wood Johnson and presented to the Board of Directors … Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson has just launched a new global giving platform called Care Grows.  Care Grows is a website that allows visitors to pick causes that are close to their hearts and donate to them, and Johnson & Johnson will … Continue reading

As we celebrate Veterans Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day elsewhere in the world, we salute the men and women who serve their countries. Johnson & Johnson has a long heritage of employees serving in the military, dating back … Continue reading


Meet the Johnson & Johnson First Aid Squad!

Margaret on September 14th, 2012 at 5:34PM

Recently, some Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies employees who are trained emergency responders were featured in a video story as part of our ennTV program.  It’s a great story about how their training and abilities helped save the life … Continue reading


Fred Kilmer’s Working Vacation

Margaret on July 13th, 2012 at 12:16PM

While we generally think of benchmarking as a modern concept, it’s something that has been around for a long time. (The name has its origins in the horizontal markings surveyors chiseled into stone buildings centuries ago in Europe.)  For a … Continue reading

Sunday, May 13th is Mother’s Day in the U.S. and in many other countries.  Most countries celebrate some form of Mother’s Day, with celebrations ranging from February for Norway to December for Panama and Indonesia.  In the U.S., Mother’s Day … Continue reading


Leadership Transitions: A Johnson & Johnson Tradition

Margaret on April 25th, 2012 at 4:49PM

Thursday, April 26, is the Johnson & Johnson Annual Meeting of Shareholders – an event we traditionally hold on the last Thursday in April, even though our first Annual Meeting was actually held on a Saturday in January.  Besides continuing … Continue reading


How to Decorate a Pharmacy Window

Margaret on February 2nd, 2012 at 2:32PM

Throughout its history, Johnson & Johnson has published a wide variety of information designed to educate doctors and surgeons, the public, and parents.  We also published information for retail pharmacists for several decades, in the form of a trade publication … Continue reading

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